remote server won't remove deleted files

jw schultz jw at
Fri Aug 8 16:53:16 EST 2003

On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 02:37:24PM +0800, AndyWu wrote:
> Heres' what  I did... login as root
> rsync -a *.c auk1::pub/
> rm -f a*.c
> rsync -a *.c auk1::pub/

You are syncing a list of files.  For delete to work you
must recurse on a directory.

> The a*.c files still exist on auk1, the remote server.
> I've tried some parameters like --delete, --ignore-errors.
> There's no help.
> The server is running as a daemon by root.

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